Toray Names National Sales Manager

Press release from the issuing company

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (www.TorayFilms.com),  North America’s only manufacturer of precision-performance polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films, has named Lauritz Goodrich its new National Sales Manager for the  Torayfan Polypropylene Film Division. He will oversee Toray’s North American sales team and be responsible for growth in both OPP and PET film among strategic customers and key accounts in the packaging sector.

Goodrich joined Toray in 2007 as a Strategic Alliance Manager in the Torayfan Division, a position that included the responsibility of bringing value-added OPP and PET innovations to end users. Prior to joining Toray he worked for four years with Unilever as a packaging engineer. Before that he was a contractor with Kraft Foods Inc. Goodrich has a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from Michigan State University.

“Lauritz Goodrich brings tailor-made experience to this leadership position,” says Christopher Roy, Senior Director of Sales, Toray Plastics (America), Inc. “He has an exceptional depth and breadth of knowledge of OPP and PET film for packaging applications, as well as an intimate understanding of CPGs’ needs. We’re very excited to be working with him in this new capacity.”

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a leading manufacturer of polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical, and electronic applications. The company is a subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc., the world leader in synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and high-performance films, which has annual sales exceeding US$19 billion.   For more information about Toray films, contact Mary Gervais at mary.gervais@toraytpa.com. Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is located at 50 Belver Avenue, North Kingstown, RI 02852-7500; telephone 401-294-4511, fax 401-294-3410. Visit the Toray Plastics (America), Inc., website at www.TorayFilms.com.


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